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Mar 4, 2014 6:00am EST
. ukraine's envoy says russian has deployed 16,000 troops here in crimea. russian said its troops went in on a written request from the ousted president mr. yanukovych u.s. secretary of state john kerry is due in kiev later today. they will start consultations on how to shore up ukrainian economy. let's just show you the pictures from the military air base a few hours ago. there was this shooting incident. what happened was the ukrainian soldiers, unarmed ukrainian soldiers singing the ukrainian national anthem, carrying the ukrainian flag marched towards where the russian soldiers were. these are russian troops who had taken over the military base. the ukrainians had been housed in a section of the base. they never actually left. but they wanted to take over or regain control of the area, the operational area where the russians were in control. there was some 300 ukrainians we're hearing who marched with that flag and singing those songs. but they were confronted by a dozen russian soldiers who then did fire several volleys of shots in the air and threatened if they came any closer to
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 11:00am EST
ukraine, because there is now the u.s.-russian situation. how can russia say it's not involved when it is literally giving asylum to viktor yanukovych? >> all along, the russians have been saying that they're not involved, but certainly they clearly are. they've always thought the ukraine was part of their sphere of influence, propping it up with money stolen that they now say tens of billions of dollar may have been taken out of the country by the ruling yanukovych administration and they want those assets frozen in geneva. they may we will get it, the swiss saying that they will look into that, possibly freezing the assets, but also, the ukrainians saying that they want yanukovych extra do id back to kiev. >> this does not bode well for people who are students of history who watched the collapse of the soviet union. >> absolutely. vladimir putin is very concerned about ukraine for a variety of reasons, not least of which because of the geopolitical situation but internally in russia is keeping a close eye on what happened in ukraine. it's not that long ago we saw thousands of russ
CSPAN
Mar 1, 2014 4:00pm EST
federations approved a request of president putin for russian forces to be used in ukraine and i quote, pending the normalization of the public and political situation in that country, end quote. at the same time, in this fluid situation, however, there are some encouraging signs. one of them is the reported announcement from kiev just now about the intention to broaden the government to include representatives from eastern ukraine. we are also noting that the cause for dialogue among all interested parties both inside and outside of ukraine appear to be resonating. referring to the secured council discussions yesterday about the fact-finding mission and his possible visit to crimea, he was in touch with the authorities of the autonomous republic of c ri mea. he came to the conclusion that a visit to crimea today was not possible for law jess stick cal reasons. -- for law gist cal reasons. if he had traveled to crimea he would have conveyed a message for all to calm down the situation and to refrain from any actions that could further escalate an already tense environment. he will trav
FOX
Mar 3, 2014 4:30am PST
the other area. >>> ukraine is protecting russians living there. they have surrounded military basis in the region and demanded ukrainian soldiers hand over their weapons. they are demanding that russia back down. >> we call upon russia to honor all of its international commitment and withdraw to all of its bases and to refrain from any interference elsewhere in ukraine. >> now across the u.s., ukraine and ins have few inside the russian government. he has contained it on the part of the rupture. >>> he said is he taking a paid leave of absence. ron called roan was charged with taking 100,000 in bribes along with gourmet meals in exchange for changed legislation. they called on him to either resign or take a leave of absence. >>> governor jerry brown said he is not sure legalizing marijuana is a good idea for pot heads. the first two states have been lease legalized and he is not sure about the widespread affects. >> how many people can get stoned and still have a great nation. i think we need to stay alert if not 24 hours a day, more that be some of the pot heads might be able to pu
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2014 1:00pm PST
and this is "now." >> major developments today in the volatile crisis in ukraine. >> russian president putin -- >> addresses crisis in ukraine for the first time. >> russian troops firing warning shots over the heads of ukrainian troops. >> a dangerous situation. >> we condemn the russian federation's act of aggression. >> the white house confronting major challenges. >> prepared to make sure that the rights of all ukrainians are upheld. >> the u.s. ended all military relation with creme zblin merkel told president obama that she wasn't sure putin was in touch with reality. >> he's seeing the western hand behind everything. >> putin doesn't believe that the cold war is over. >> soldiers currentfully crimea, they're not russian soldiers at all. >> putin is, in many ways, i think, delusional about this. >> there is no sign of agreement. >> we stand on the side of history, a sovereignty that is able to make their own decisions about their own lives. >> it's not appropriate to invade a country and at the end of the gun pick what you are trying to achieve. >> stand-off continues and the stakes re
CNN
Mar 4, 2014 4:00pm PST
's stepping in or that russia has a right to defend the interests of ethnic russians in ukraine. and that the president spent much of that the phone call basically disagreeing with vladimir putin. so i think that that goes to what we've been hearing over the last several days from administration officials that there's just sort of a fundamental disagreement over the facts on the ground as they stand now in ukraine and why putin is doing what he's doing. what's interesting is that the senior administration official sort of challenged the notion that putin is acting unhinged. they reiterated this to us that they believe he is acting consistently, that this has been going on since the invasion of georgia back in 2008 and that putin, according to administration officials, just feels threatened when there are popular uprisings against governments aligned with him. that was the motivating factor for what happened in crimea. and wham may be happening in the rest of ukraine. and one thing we also picked up on during this meeting is that the president did speak with angela merkel, the ge
ABC
Mar 2, 2014 6:00pm EST
, russian troops were on the move. on the border between crimea and the rest of ukraine, russian soldiers were spotted digging trenches, a sign they're here to and nearby in russia itself, full-scale military exercises were underway ominously. for ukraine's new prime minister, it was all too much. >> we are on the brink of the disaster. >> reporter: in kiev, the ukrainian government put its military on high alert and mobilized its forces for war. but russia now totally controls this key part of ukraine, the crimean peninsula, where there is strong popular support for russia and where the russian navy has based ships for two centuries. some of the local pro-russian forces took over government buildings and trashed them. at nato headquarters in brussels, a sharp demand. >> russia must stop its military activities and its threats. >> reporter: but at the privoinoye ukrainian military base here in crimea, that wasn't happening. hundreds of russian soldiers surrounded the base in utter silence. why are you here? just a few feet away behind the gate ukrainian soldiers. the russian forces have d
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2014 6:00am PST
all over ukraine, and this morning, russian forces seized a ferry terminal in kerch, possible landing point for more troops. it's all raising fears that putin is on the verge of invading the rest of ukraine in an effort to rest control from opposition forces that ousted a pro-russian president, viktor yanukovych 10 days ago. the interim prime minister said we're on the brink of disaster. nbc's bill nealy has more on russia's latest military maneuvers. >> reporter: they're exerting their control here without firing a shot. there are no tanks here. this isn't hungary '56 or czechoslovakia. their control almost complete. in the last hour or two, two pieces of news, russian fighter jets have flown over the black sea. ukraine says that's a violation of its airspace. the russians testing and probing ukraine and the west. also, moscow has decided to build a huge bridge between here, crimea, and the russian mainland. they are almost literally bringing the two bits together, crimea pulling away almost literally from ukraine. >> almost trying to annex it. putin's aggression has set off alarm be
CBS
Mar 2, 2014 7:30am PST
on their uniforms... but some the vehicles have russian license plates. ukraine's prime minister is urging russian president valdimir putin to pull back. saying... "we are on the brk of disaster." here in the b area... demonstrators at the russian consulate in san francisco dismissed putin's pretext for military action. "thoughts that russian spea population seeks some kind protection from putin, i thk is propaganda, since i never heard of anybody who speaks russian being oppressed in ukraine, ever, and i lived e for 33 years." during the demonstration, cameras at the russian conse were watching. but no one was responding. authorities in oakland wanto know who set a man on fire n apartment complex.... killi him. the fire was set early yesty in a walkway on the side of building on 34th avenue. the same home where an elderly n was killed in a home invasi three weeks ago. neighbors heard a man scream, looked and saw his body covered in flames. all of highway 24 is back on this morning. cal-trans crews worked through the night to remove an 80-foot sign that stretched over the freeway. the old sign has
PBS
Mar 2, 2014 5:00pm PST
. because of the extraordinary situation in ukraine which represents a threat to the lines of russian citizens. our compatriots and a contingent of russian armed forces that kate is in the autonomous republic of crimea. according to an international treaty as stated in the constitution of the russian federation. why else the upper house of online for permission to use all forces in ukraine until the situation is stabilized the federation council unanimously approved the move that was specifically retreated back to the centers and the presidential spokesman. that's the deployment was optional depending on the severity of the threats to the russian nationals living in the crimea and the south east terrace result. ukraine is sending kids to iraq the president likes to react promptly. in case all infiltration of radical groups into those tight trees at the rock attacks on nationalistic radicals on the crutches or in a bout of soul continues to move to the ones that take place on the first of march in the crimea is happy to see that all white. the ny crummy refuses to recognize the duty to
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2014 5:00pm PST
installations into the center of the crimean capital itself. >> russian boots on the ground in ukraine. they're hiding their identities, their uniforms aren't marked. >> vladimir putin turned to a compliant russian parliament saturday to make it official. >> russia's parliament voted to approve the use of a russian force in ukraine. president putin asked for it. he got it unanimously. >> as the united nations huddled in emergency meetings over how to respond, tensions elsewhere in ukraine close to the russian border were rising. >> this was the scene this afternoon in ukraine's eastern city of kiev where tens of thousands of demonstrators were on the streets. >> more than 100 people were injured saturday in clashes between protesters and supporters of the new government in kiev. one group then stormed the local government building raising the russian flag. >> president obama spent a remarkable, intense 90 minutes on the phone with putin on saturday. by the next day, ukraine's new government had this message for the russian president. >> this is not the threat, this is actually the declaratio
CNN
Mar 3, 2014 8:00pm PST
by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> next, a military storm. that's what ukraine says. russian is threatening tomorrow morning. president obama taking a long, hard look at what to do. can anything stop putin? >> plus, shocking the testimony in the trial of oscar pistorius. a witness describes blood-curdling screams on the night pistorius shot and murdered his girlfriend. >>> and what happens when a python meepts a crocodile? it's not pretty. it was down under. let's go "outfront." >> and good evening, everyone. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" tonight, i want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. we begin with the breaking news the world is following tonight. president obama meeting with his top aides at the white house at this moment about the crisis in ukraine. this comes after rising tensions and russian's threat of what is a, quote, military storm. ukraine tonight accused in russia of an ultimatum. either surrender the crimean peninsula or face attack. rush state media saying reports of an ultimate -- ultimatum is rubbish. and these conflicting reports are just par
PBS
Mar 4, 2014 5:30pm PST
of the ukraine today. the russian president and u s had to stay. john kerry spoke out within hours of each half as they presented the world with the presence of events kerry's intervention came as he arrived in kiev to show support for the country's new leadership of the small role but financial. with the aid package including a billion dollars of energy subsidies then we can warn that his government was going up from the sanctions to impose and russia. as soon as this week so far the sanctions and diplomatic isolation appeared to be having little impact will be hearing from our reporters throughout the region often visible on the laces fuss moving to them while we still see me and putting them into the panic among the non ukrainian treat the nice in the green the emboldened by the team's presence. they seek to negotiate with the russian forces controlling and things the russian soldiers on meeting the times reported from time magazine present at the seams. eventually backed down. instead they have to await orders from moscow to how to proceed. it is judging into tin for the last time consequen
PBS
Mar 2, 2014 7:00pm PST
. there was no any reason. the russian federation. he needs ukraine and we believe. that all oppressed and talked. and the entire global community will support that every tool integrity and unity of ukraine. meanwhile the main town in the typical run into national flags and cons thousands take to the streets to decry the russian occupation willie mickey its independence cueto and yanukovich protest is demonstrated for months thousands rallied against russia the sunday taunting the ten pounds of ukraine well course went on to practise and now he tells us of what the mood is like in the iconic score the woods again this sunday tens of thousands of ukrainians appeal to independents way in central kiev. this is one of the biggest demonstrations in seeing it this year. but this time it's not a protest against the ukrainian government. it's a gathering for the peace and against what people did clearly seen as justified to russian aggression. i think i would go into my constant government is not against russia was against me that reaction. yet for the support them and us with tools to govern us right n
CBS
Mar 5, 2014 6:00am PST
." back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> now for the latest on the crisis in ukraine. russian has agreed to nato's request to hold a special meeting in belgium today. that meeting will be to discuss the russian military invasion of ukraine's crimea region. meanwhile, u.s. secretary of state john kerry has a meeting of his own today to be held in france. he will speak with his russian counterpart, a foreign minister. >> president obama and i want to make it clear 20 russia and to everybody in the world that we are not seeking confrontation. >> last night president obama talked about a possibly resolution with german chancellor angela merkel. the proposal would allow russian troops to stay in crimea but only on their bases in that region. international monitors would ensure ethnic russians in ukraine are protected. >>> happening today, the family of a woman found dead in the stairway at san francisco general hospital will file a formal claim against the city. lynne spalding's family is demanding an unspecified amount of money but in the past, they have indicated they want the hospital and
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 2:00pm EST
in a southern russian city and that is significant because it connections to russia and ukraine and saying he felt he needed to come and seek rev refugee in russia because he had threats for his life. he took time out to blame the west for the situation that the ukraine is in. >> fully place responsibility upon those who brought our country to this crisis and i would say to this cast disaster. they are to blame for that and those who now in power and those of who today command them in my dawn, invisible, visible, behind the scenes and the west, the united states of america, who patrons. >> that echoes what we have been hearing in russia. we have heard the foreign ministry and kremlin saying that the crisis is sponsored by the west. that is condemnation in russia about what is happening in ukraine. there are deep concerns. russia assist militaryized along the border and thinking that is a lot of rattling and those exercises were already orders, never theless it is making people nervous and nato a watching those exercises. in addition to the border regions and the relationship between russia an
Al Jazeera America
Mar 2, 2014 5:00am EST
- as russian forces gather, we have moscow's perspective on the crisis in ukraine. >> roger federer turns back the clock in dubai. details in sport. >> hello. the headlines - ukraine's military chief is calling up reserves wanting them to be combat ready. unidentified groups are patrolling buildings in ukraine's crimea. >> president obama told vladimir putin moscow is violating ukraine's sovereignty. in a 90 minute call vladimir putin reserved the right to protect russian interests in ukraine. >> a number of people killed in a knife attack in a railway station in south-west china rose to 33. the attack was carried out by a separatist group. >> the international crisis surrounding ukraine is a combination of unrest in the country. in november the president viktor yanukovych abrutally abandons a trade deal in favour of closer ties with moscow. it prompts mass demonstrations. pr e.u. protesters started to occupy city hall. in january the ukrainian parliament passed strict anti-protest laws. this fuels the opposition movement. the conflict turns deadly when the live ammunition kills two protesters
CNN
Mar 2, 2014 9:00am PST
." the prime minister of ukraine says his country is "on the brink of disaster." this as russian troops are in crimea and in response, and the united states condemns what it is calling an act of aggression. earlier on "state of the union," ukraine's ambassador to the u.n. said his country will need military help from other nations. >> we are to demonstrate that we have our own capacity to protect ourselves as it was decided today in the parliament and we are preparing to defend ourselves. and nationally if aggravation is going in that way, when the russian troops, they are enlarging their quantity with every coming hour, naturally we will ask for military support and other kind of support. >> russia says it reserves the right to use force to protect its military personnel and russians citizens in crimea. in response to the crisis, the united states, great britain, and france are suspending their participation in prep talks for the g-8 sum russia will host in june. to our guests in just a moment, but first cnn's ian lee in the ukrainian capital kiev. ian, we are hearing about a new incur
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2014 4:00pm PST
the russians personally and directly if they interfered in ukraine, if that were the case. if we put them in nato, then we're all the way on the front lines ourselves. why would this country want to bring our front all the way to the border between ukraine and russia? what would be the national interest in doing that? >> i have to make a generalization. what we're witnessing in this crisis in ukraine, and essentially, it's moving the old metaphorical curtain in berlin right to russia's borders. if it stay there's, my kids, grandkids are going to have to live with it, and it's going to be more dangerous than the last cold war. what this represents is a collapse of bipartisan american policy towards russia. and therefore everyone, hadley and all the rest who are centrally involved in implementing this policy are trying to make it go away by doing one of two things. blame only putin. only putin is responsible. he may be hitler or even worse, and say let's fight. and you can't bring ukraine into nato unless you change the rules, because no country that doesn't control its own territory can be
Al Jazeera America
Mar 5, 2014 2:00pm EST
is identified. it does not just say citizen of ukraine. under their plans it would say jew, russian or pole. what a retrograde, creepy, disturbing move that would be. and of course they have called for at pollution of ukrainian--excuse me, of crimeaen a to autonomy. so they do have worry to have people like this in the ukrainian government. putin has gone so far exaggera exaggerating the dangers, but there is something there to take account of the settlement. >> robert english, thank you for being with us from los angeles, and remember for all the latest events coming out of ukraine and the rest of today's headlines you can follow us on twitter. >>> president obama is in connecticut today pushing for an increase in the minimum wage. he is expected to speak within the hour. mike viqueira is at washington, d.c. now, and mike, when do we expect to hear from the president? >> reporter: the prospects are dim for what the president wants. he backed that bill in the senate to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 up from its current $7.25. the prospects are dim because the congressional office a couple
CSPAN
Mar 5, 2014 2:00pm EST
russian citizens in ukraine. in fact, "the new york times" reported this week that russian tourists have been sent to eastern ukraine where they are stirring up anger and resentment against the ukrainian government in kiev. arguing that russia can militarily invade another country any time, to protect russian people is an ominous suggestion that raises alarms for independent sovereign nations all along the russian borders and also raises the chapters of history back in the middle of the 20th century, which we need not recount here in detail. one need only look at the two regions of georgia that have been militarily occupied by russia since 2008. russia continues to illegally occupy these areas and has erected fences along administrative lines and permanent military bases in violation of the cease-fire agreement negotiated with the european union. now, i have been there myself and i have seen the deeply troubling permanent bases and boundary fences in georgia. the president of the republic of georgia came to see me the day after the final ceremonies at sochi at the olympic ceremonies, and
ABC
Mar 3, 2014 4:00pm PST
news in ukraine with escalating tensions between ukraine russians and ethnic russians there. pro russian protestors forced their way into a building. >> abc news reporter travers has latest. . >> i think the strong condemnation from countries around the world indicates the greater wish of russia is on the wrong side of history on this. >> russian forces are now settling in. armored vehicles line streets. russian navy ships brought in support. >> this is potential to been a war in the heart of europe. >> so far, russian president putin has not blinked. it seems unlikely any of the threats from the international community will deter him. today he was seen in western russia observing military exercises the new ukrainian government indicated it has no military options on the table. >> we would like to keep good neighboring relations with others in russia. >> the obama administration is working all possible angles. secretary of state john kerry leaves tonight for kiev. vice president biden called the russian prime minister today, urging russia to start with the white house called a me
ABC
Mar 3, 2014 4:00am PST
, justin, thank you. >>> concerns growing this morning over russia's invasion of the ukraine. russian troops in unmarked uniforms continue to pour into the crimea area. boycotts have been threatened. the white house has ruled out military action. secretary of state john kerry is traveling to ukraine tomorrow. >>> tensions also rising on the korean peninsula. for the second time in days, north korea has fired off missiles as the u.s. and south korea conduct military exercises in the region. the two missiles, launched separately, traveled for about 200 miles before landing in the sea. north korea has condemned the joint military maneuvers by the u.s. and south korea. >>> all right with the crisis in ukraine and north korea, president obama spends time on the mideast today. he meets with benjamin netanyahu at the white house. mr. obama says it's time for israel to make peace with the palestinians. or there could be fallout. netanyahu says he won't give in to pressure. >>> at the white house, police arrested nearly 400 demonstrators, mostly college students, two strapped themselves to a f
ABC
Feb 28, 2014 5:00am PST
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Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 1:00am EST
and the oscar goes to ... >> we begin with the ongoing crisis and reports of russian intervention in ukraine. ukrainian leaders accuse russia of staging and armed invasion friday after uniformed men took up positions where the black sea naval fleet is based. flights in and out of the region have been cancelled. the air space is closed. the u.s. coast guard in crimea is bokd b blocked by russian navies. security and permitted under bilateral agreements. deposed president viktor yanukovych held a press conference, blamed his ousting on a military coup. >>> after more military mooch moves by russia were alleged president obama told reporters the united states was deeply concerned by reports of russian military movements in ukraine. >> it would be a clear violation of russia's commitment to respect the independence sovereignty and borders of ukraine and of international laws and indeed the united states will sand with the intrucial community in frirming -- international in affirming that there will be consequences in ukraine. >> nick schifrin, good to have you on the show. says russia is trying
Al Jazeera America
Mar 2, 2014 11:00am EST
allowed to film the meeting, despite initial russian opposition. ukraine's ambassador appealed to the international community. >> translator: we call upon the security council to do everything possible now to stop a direction by the russian federation against ukraine. there is still a chance. >> early this morning the russian doma acted to authorize the use of military force in ukraine, this is as dangerous as it is destabilizing. we are deeply disturbed by reports this morning of russian military intervention in to crimea. this intervention is without legal basis, indeed it violates russia's commitment to protect the sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence of ukraine. >> reporter: russia's ambassador present aheapresented a very dit version of event and put the claim directly on the e.u. for creating that situation. >> why did this problem need to result in demonstrations? why is it that these street demonstrations need to be encouraged from abroad? encourage from people from the e.u. >> reporter: while the security council met. president obama called president put
CNN
Mar 4, 2014 3:00am PST
to happen in the future of the government of ukraine, we reserve the right to go further into russian ukraine. he's really giving no evidence of that. i think what he's really saying is, i don't like the way things have gone in ukraine and if it continues to go this way, we may use further measures in order to make sure ukraine doesn't go in an anti-russian direction. >> i want to bring phil black into the conversation as well. you've been listening to this press conference, we'll call it. from the very beginning. what you really here is a steadfast vladimir putin also saying at one point that this is a humanitarian mission on the part of russia. what do you take from it all? >> absolutely not backing down. the other point to take that the actions from here are still quite open-ended. it may not be the end. despite that, it's difficult to quite understand why. he seems to be drawing a distinction between this and actual military action. he says that there hasn't been any need for that yet. without any clear understanding of how they can say the occupation is not yet actual military fo
Al Jazeera America
Mar 5, 2014 10:00am EST
to the russians, but also for the ukrainians to do so. >> we're doing everything to bring russia and ukraine in to direct contact with each other and make sure the governments are talking to each other, which the russians have not been willing to do at a senior level in recent days. >> reporter: all of this suggest there is a willingness for dialogue. russia considers the new russia in kiev ill legitimate, the southwest going out of its way to help that government. >> the package combined could bring an overall support of at least 11 billion euros over the next couple of years from european budget and the financial institutions. it is designed to assist the new ukrainian government. >> reporter: governments had originally come here to discussion the syrian war. but even that has been other shadowed by events in ukraine. >> the crisis in ukraine has strained relations between nato members and russia. simon joins us now. what is nato's strategy in regards to ukraine? >> i think specifically today it is to make sure that wherever the russians turn, in this case in about an hour the russian amba
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 3:00am EST
and their families. >> into hello again. the top stories op al jazeera. the pro-russian leader of the ukraine's crimea region is taking control of military and the police. he's asking russia's president vladimir putin for help. unidentified soldiers regarding roads leading to the parliament building. international concern for the crisis in ukraine is growing. russia warned against military intervention in crimea. the u.n. security council called for urgent mediation. >> in venezuela there has been confrontation between security forces and anti-government protesters. students in caracas threw petrol bombs at police, who responded with tear gas. >> the crisis in ukraine. alexi is a political analyst and says russia is flexing its muscles in the region. >> it would be too risky for russia to start large-scale conflict in ukraine. i would like to stress that there's no mention about civil war in the ukraine. ukrainian parliament is legitimate. it's a new government that is legitimate. the company is integral. there's no risk of civil war. what russia is provoking now, in crimea, is actuality the
NBC
Mar 1, 2014 6:00am EST
of developments in ukraine. president obama tells russian president vladimir putin to stay out of ukraine. this comes after russian troops occupied key airports. americans should put off any nonessential travel to ukraine. mean while the president is considering whether it will head to the g-8 summit in sochi. in venezuela, the death toll is rising as protester clash with police there. officers claim the man was a thief. people are protesting things like inflation, crime and shortages of many basic goods. meantime you could see protesters outside the white house today, the protesters are going to a call for peace in venezuela. organizers have told everyone to dress in black. the event's facebook page says the demonstration will be a peaceful one. >>> also happening today, a public celebration for late teacher and coach who led one high school football team for almost half a century. he will be remembered at a celebration of life event today. for 43 years, harville coached football leading the team to two titles. today's event starts at 3:00. >>> chopper 3 was high above when firefighters
FOX News
Mar 1, 2014 8:00am PST
unanimously approved sending troops to ukraine. russian military trucks and soldiers are already making their presence very well known in the crimea capital. they are taking control of the airports there and they are putting their black sea fleet on high alert. president obama's warning will will be cost if russia decides on military intervention. the kremlin is now expected to expected to recall the u.s. ambassador to the u.s. ukraine's interim president is bracing for military action calling for an emergency meeting of the security chief. some of those members are now calling for a general military mobilization after russia's announcement as foreign ministers in the eu schedule an emergency meeting of their own in brussels, belgium. that's expected to take place on monday. i'm jamie colby. i will have the latest coverage at 1:00 p.m. eastern on the fox news channel inside america's news headquarters. >>> some residents in california on edge this week after a threaten grag petey was spray painted on several homes and a car like these bashing the so-called 1%. this one saying "kill peop
PBS
Mar 2, 2014 5:00pm PST
night.march 2nd, ukraine. russian troops surround ukrainian military facilitators in crimea. the ukrainian prime minister calls it a declaration of war. secretary of state john kerry issues a new warning to russia next on pbs "newshour weekend." >> pbs "newshour weekend" is made possible by louis b. and louise coleman. judy and josh westin. the walloch family, rosalynn p. wa.
FOX News
Mar 2, 2014 10:00pm PST
and there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> russian troops move into crimea as the interim government accuses the kremlin of an invasion. what happens now? we'll have a live report. and the chair of the house intelligence committee, mike rogers, joins us with the latest. only on "fox news sunday". >>> then a new investigation into irs targeting of conservative groups. we'll tal
ABC
Mar 5, 2014 4:00pm PST
. it ended his enjoy after he was threatened. >> in more ports of ukraine, russian flag flies high. demonstrators seized a government building in eastern city the country still in unrest russia continues to he deny forces are theirs the bases now under siege, their naval war ships blocked in port. one resident called it peaceful, and tense. it's a volatile situation. he was reportedly threatened by gunmen. ukraine's new prime minister said crimea belongs to ukraine. >> what happened in crimea is un-constitutional, and resembles to me, a coup. >> the u.s. and al guys agree but diplomats signals options are limited. >> russia made a choichls we've stated that we believe it is the wrong choice, we're sxhit xhited to working with russia. >> the white house says u.s. military action is not on the table, so far, russia is not showing signs of backing down. hillary clinton clarified comments comparing russian president putin's move to adolf hitler's actions in 1930s here is what she said in long beach last night. >> all of germans that were, you know, ethnic germans, what were in places l
FOX News
Feb 28, 2014 11:00pm PST
into the ukraine today. sources tell us approximately 2,000 russian troops may have landed at a military base near the city. ukraine special representative described it as an armed invasion, an occupation. president obama issued this warning from the white house. >> just days after the world came to russia for the olympic games and would invite the condemnation of nations around the world. and indeed the united states will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> the troops that took over two airports and the television station in cremlia russian ambassador to the u.n. appeared dismissive. >> is russia willing to militarily intervene in ukraine to achieve your political goals? [ laughter ] this is -- really, even the question is aggravating. >> rush sharks of course, sits on the security council and will veto any condemnation of its alleged actions in ukraine. we also are hearing that president obama may, in fact, cancel an upcoming visit to sochi for the g-8 summit. is he talking to europe leaders scheduled to take p
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 7:00pm EST
. >> crimea isn't really on the transit group, however, the east ukraine, a lot of russian speakers there, if the kremlin seeks to broaden those conflict, we could see fireworks in terms of energy prices here in europe. >> europe depends heavily on russian natural gas. europe has tried to diversify away from russian energy by investing in pipe lines to the caspian sea and north africa, and exploiting gas fields in norway, but growth in demand for natural gas will eat up much of the supply. >> because the domestic supplies from these critical producers are declining, really the pipeline supplies that will be available for europe will be largely from russian gas. >> european leaders understand this, and that's why they are calling for dialogue with, not sanctions against russia. any disruption to energy supplies to europe would hurt russia too. it receives about half of its budget revenue from sales of oil and gas, however, the leverage russia holds is clear, the energy markets are on edge because of the conflict, but what else is a stake for russia's neighbors and more importantly for the
CNN
Mar 5, 2014 11:00am PST
that is? would you have seen this russian incursion into crimea if ukraine was in nato and do you expect in the wake of what's happened here for many more joining? >> it would trigger nato involvement in the crisis. this would be a political decision and a very momentous to bring nato up to the border. it would get flood mile an hour putin's attention. >> let me ask you this. russian troops who took part in recent games are still in the field and haven't returned to the barracks. should that worry the u.s.? do you think those exercises could be a smoke screen or is this something that really the use shouldn't read into? >> i think we should be worried. crimea is the first step and there plenty of russians in the senior parts of ukraine where russia could deploy and slice off. >>s of ukraine. slice off parts of georgia with that country. this is very serious. we shouldn't expect crimea to be part of the crisis. this is not unlike nazi germany and the cessation of the plan and ethnic speaking germans and an area that will be given to the czechoslovakia by the treaty of 1919, 20 years befor
CBS
Mar 3, 2014 12:00pm PST
military bases across the crimean region. russian troop haves taken over the area after ukraine's pro russian president was ousted last week. so far the troops have met with almost no resistance. the obama administration calls the invasion an incredible act of aggression but says a military response is not an option. instead, the u.s. and its allies are threatening vladimir putin with canceled trade deals and economic sanctions. former cia deputy director says president obama's credibility is at stake. >> the things that we've done already are pretty weak and putin will see them as weak. the only thing that vladimir putin understands is tough. >> officials here at the united nations are looking at options to stop the crisis from escalating. the deputy secretary general to the u. n. was sent to ukraine last night to assess the situation. the secretary of state john kerry will meet with members of ukraine's new government in the capital city of kiev tomorrow. the obama administration says it is ready to work with other countries to provide support for ukraine's broken economy. alexis ch
Al Jazeera America
Mar 4, 2014 2:00pm EST
of russians military might against all the tensions over ukraine, very similar to the show of power in the war games. russia, of course, still saying they may respond or they intend to respond to the situation, the tensions over ukraine. this can very much be playing into that sort of scenario. >> all of this on a day when the white house and secretary of state both condemning actions so far. it appears while everyone sells calling for calm, the russians have doubled down. >> very much so, we heard some very strong language from vladimir putin as well. a day when there's been a lot of statements being made from the white house to the state department. the russians are also speaking and they have said that while they do not want to use force, that they are willing to do so. some very strong language the russians clearly not backing down. i am curious that the ukrainian authorities have been urging their forces not to fire, not to provoke any action, are they still saying that? yes, absolutely. they do not want to get into a fight with the russians. we saw that very dramatic moment. when soldier
CSPAN
Mar 2, 2014 7:00am EST
to stop aggression by the russian federation against ukraine. there is still a chance. host: he is the ukrainian ambassador to the united nations. we have live coverage of the exchange yesterday on our website at c-span.org. meanwhile, this piece from the wall street journal offers their perspective. at work wonders if this is the start of a new cold war. he says it is pleasant to be proved right up to a point. with the body count rising in kiev square, illusions about who is russia are smoldering as well. i have been decrying the regime since its inception. i was one of the handful of foreign journalists who did not welcome the new era of stability to come. i feared where it might lead. the fanfare over the olympics masked the fears that are justified. george w. bush looked into his eyes and got a sense of his soul. others could see a man steeped in the values of the kgb. he held high office in the most gangster ridden city in russia. that is online at wsj.com. from the l.a. times, russia not backing off in the ukraine is the headline. from the pittsburgh post-gazette, russia f
CNN
Mar 3, 2014 2:00am PST
, ukraine on the brink. russian troops moving into the country while the rest of the world chooses sides. the new steps the u.s. is taking this morning and the key ally russia may have picked up overnight. >>> right now, brutal winter storm pummeling the east. millions waking up to snow and ice, being warned, stay off the roads. schools and offices shut down, thousands of flights already grounded this morning. our indra petersons is live tracking this latest winter storm for us. >>> and while you were sleeping, it ended, just minutes ago. hollywood honoring its best at the academy awards. we'll have the show-stopping moments and all the historic wins. good morning, everyone. a lot going on this morning. welcome to "early start." i'm john berman. >> i'm christine romans. it's monday, march 3rd. it is 5:00 a.m. in the east. >>> let's begin with breaking news, the crisis in ukraine escalating by the hour. u.s. officials confirming russian forces have seized complete operational control of the crimean peninsula. ukraine's new government putting its own military on high alert, charging russia
ABC
Mar 5, 2014 12:00pm EST
in the ukraine. just moments ago, hundreds of demonstrators waving russian flags stormed a government building. the ukraine's new prime minister vigorously defended the legality. in ukraine with more -- peninsulasis on the is now also at see. these two ukrainian warships ships an, russian serious part of the fleet. the ukraine has accused russia of demanding the surrender of these antisubmarine and command ships. they have refused, there you can't -- ukrainian flag still waving. we count at least three russian ships not letting anyone in or out. they tried to force the surrender of ukrainian basis. but russia today continues to deny these shadowy forces are theirs. >> you do not have any power over them. they do not listen. >> russia says it has the right to defend its citizens while the u.s. and its allies accuse russia of invading the ukraine and are demanding the with drawl of their forces. class if russia does not choose to de-escalate, our partners will have no choice but to join us to continue to expand upon steps we have taken in recent .ays in order to isolate russia >> all diplomatic
NBC
Mar 5, 2014 11:00am EST
county, derek ward, news4. >> thank you, derek. >>> we're keeping a close eye on the crisis in ukraine. angie goff has the latest. >> new video just into the newsroom of a crowd waving russian flags storming ukraine government headquarters. look at this new video. it's where ousted ukrainian president yanukovych lived. 2,000 people were gathered here before some peoe bypassed the police and broke into the building. the latest development comes as secretary of state john kerry meets with russia's foreign minister in paris. up until this point, hasn't appeared much headway was being made in kerry's mission to get russia to stay out of the ukraine conflict. earlier this morning, kerry and the british foreign secretary tried to get the ukrainians and russians at the same table, but russia didn't show. >> we are missing one member, and hopefully we'll be meeting this afternoon. and in the meeting happening now, kerry is expected to push his counterpart to withdraw troops from the crimea region, an act the president calls an invasion. meantime, vladimir putin continues to deny an intention t
NBC
Mar 3, 2014 4:00pm EST
between the russian and ukrainian officials. they are demanding ukraine surrender two wars >>> storm team 4 continues to track the winter weather, and veronica johnson is back in a minute about is to come in the hours ahead. but other headlines. >>> the united nations security koun sill is meeting behind closed door to talk about the crisis in ukraine. there are differ iing reports o whether russian navy ordered ukraine to remove their warships. russia denies the ultimatum. and president obama warned russia risks international condemnation. >> the condemnation around the world demonstrates where the world stands on this. >> and benjamin netanyahu is adding pressure for a middle east peace talk between the israelis and palestinians. president obama said that tough decisions have to be made before then. and netanyahu said that israel is doing but palestinians have not, and he has vow ed to do what he can to p protekt the israeli state. >>> and the eyes are in a courtroom in south africa where olympic winner oscar pistorius is on trial for the murder of his girlfriend. a neighbor said that h
FOX News
Feb 27, 2014 10:00am PST
ares starts right now. >>> fox news alert from the ukraine. fast- moving events. russian gun seized the government buildings. russia is giving shelter on the ukraine ousted leader and ordering surprise war games and u.s. sending a stern message to moscow don't meddle. will this be a tipping point and will moscow send in troops? >>> a new poll that reveals a tough fight ahead for the president and his party. i am bill hemmer. >> and i am alisyn camerota. a new york times cbs news poll find six in ten americans say they are disappointed in the obama president so. chris walla ce joins us now. is this the second term blues or obama care related? >> the answer is yes to both. obviously obama care is the main focus and you can see how unhappy people are for obama care. it is a tough year on a variety of issues that he failed to get his way with. and people are not happy with. it it is something troubling for republicans in this poll. while 41 percent approve of the president lowest number right after the roll out of obama care, when it comes to the generic poll, republicans lead but by on
CNN
Mar 3, 2014 10:00pm PST
region of ukraine. it all unraveled quickly over the last 72 hours. >> the russian federation constitute an act of aggression against the state of ukraine. >> that in response to russian president vladimir putin receiving authorities saturday from his parliament to use military force in ukraine. all the while, the spectacle continued. a mystery gunman with no insignias on their uniforms, patrolling the streets. >> where are you from? >> russia. >> from where in russia? >> it's not important. >> but it is important to nearly all of europe and the united states. president obama spoke to president putin calling on him to withdraw his troops. on sunday the situation seemed to get worse. they surrounded their naval operations base. asking the commander to hand over control. >> we've been ordered to defend the base he says, if anyone tries to force us to leave, we'll defend it and fight with our guns. >> in all some ten bases surround it. ukrainian troops inside the base appear to be russian troops on the youd sides. the stand-offs have been tense, so far there's been no loss of life. russia h
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